Jihan Abdalla, Al Jazeera English

Jihan Abdalla

Al Jazeera English

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Jihan:

COVID leaves lasting scars as Biden marks first year in office

Victims’ families say they are still grappling with deep pain as US President Joe Biden vows to keep fighting the virus. → Read More

‘Remain in Mexico 2.0’: How did the Trump-era policy get revived?

The Biden administration reinstated the controversial ‘Remain in Mexico’ programme under court order in early December. → Read More

Biden spending plan ‘not good enough’ on immigration: Advocates

US immigration advocates say millions are at risk as reforms face uphill battle amid intense Republican opposition. → Read More

US eyes ‘aspirational’ refugee resettlement goal

The Biden administration says it is working to rebuild the refugee resettlement system, which was gutted under Trump. → Read More

Rights group calls for moratorium on the use of spyware in Mexico

Amnesty International says its analysis found that ‘mass and selective surveillance’ has been taking place in Mexico. → Read More

‘Dreamers’ urge compassion for families, children at US border

Amid increase in migration at US-Mexico border, DACA recipients relive their own journeys to US decades ago. → Read More

‘Stuck in limbo’: Metered asylum seekers stranded in Mexico

Thousands of migrants on informal waitlists have been in limbo in Mexico for months with no clarity on their fates. → Read More

Mexico’s vaccination campaign stalls, AMLO still won’t wear mask

The nation confronts a stalled vaccination campaign and a president who downplays the threats of the pandemic. → Read More

Trump pardons of Blackwater contractors an ‘insult to justice’

Lawyers and rights defenders say pardons of men convicted in killings of 14 Iraqis undoes years-long fight for justice. → Read More

New vaccine, more cases in US, Europe: Coronavirus live news

Moderna says its vaccine is 94.5 percent effective, becoming the 2nd promising announcement in battle against COVID-19. → Read More

Evo Morales completes triumphant Bolivia return. Now what?

After a year in exile, Morales returns to a polarised Bolivia following the election victory of his left-wing party. → Read More

Biden victory sparks massive celebration in US capital

Thousands throng Washington, DC streets celebrating Joe Biden’s election win. → Read More

With election results still unclear, Biden urges calm: Live news

Vote counting continues in several close states that hold the key to victory for Donald Trump or Joe Biden. → Read More

Trump or Biden? Americans cast their votes: Live news

Over 100 million Americans voted early, and now it falls to election day voters to finish the job. → Read More

Trump posts full ’60 Minutes’ interview: US Elections live news

President Donald Trump posts entire CBS interview ahead of its scheduled air time, showing him walking out. → Read More

Bolivia readies for long-delayed presidential election

Luis Arce leads in the polls, but the MAS candidate may not be able to avoid a risky, second-round runoff. → Read More

Supreme Court to hear Trump curb on census: Live updates

Justices to weigh Trump administration’s plan to exclude noncitizens from the population count. → Read More

Twitter restricts Trump campaign: US election live news

Twitter temporarily restricted Trump’s election campaign account from tweeting, saying a video violated its rules. → Read More

Muslim American votes may carry outsize weight in US election

Despite their small numbers, Muslim Americans’ concentration in key US states could swing the presidential election. → Read More

Biden battles Trump, lack of enthusiasm among Black voters

It is unclear if Black Americans will be energised to come to vote, potentially defining the outcome of the election. → Read More